Prep Baseball: Sauk Centre nips NLS, 2-1

SAUK CENTRE -- Tyler Berling scored on an errant pickoff throw in the fourth inning and Sauk Centre went on to clip New London-Spicer 2-1 Friday in West Central North baseball.

SAUK CENTRE -- Tyler Berling scored on an errant pickoff throw in the fourth inning and Sauk Centre went on to clip New London-Spicer 2-1 Friday in West Central North baseball.

It was the Wildcats' only error as they outhit the Mainstreeters 7-5.

New London-Spicer went up 1-0 in the top of the first when Tyler Thunstedt cracked the first of his two doubles and then came home on a single by Kevin Soine.

Berling pitched the first five innings to get the win.

Jack Schwaegerl, coming back from an arm injury, pitched the first two innings allowing one hit -- a solo homer to Shay Mieczkowski -- while getting all six outs by strikeout.


Shawn Hatlestad went four innings, allowing four hits and an unearned run to take the loss.

Sauk Centre 2, NLS 1

NLS (3-8, 4-8) 100 000 0 -- 1 7 1

SC (5-5, 6-6) 010 100 x -- 2 5 1

HITTING - New London-Spicer: Tyler Thunstedt 2-for-4, 2 2b's; Kevin Soine 2-for-3, rbi; Luke Peterson 1-for-3, Tanner Tobkin 1-for-3, Brandon Lang 1-for-2, Mitch Ejnik 1-for-3 ... Sauk Centre: Shay Mieczkowski 1-for-2, solo HR; Adam Politnick 1-for-3, 2b; Shane Trattles 1-for-3, Tyler Berling 1-for-1, Derek Holm 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- New London-Spicer: Jack Schwaegerl 2-1-1-1-1-6, Shawn Hatlested (L) 4-4-1-0-1-4 ... Sauk Centre: Tyler Berling (W) 5-4-1-1-1-2, Adam Politnick 2-3-0-0-1-2

Tomahawk Minn. Valley Lutheran 6, Buffalo Lake-Hector 0

Buffalo Lake-Hector outhit Minnesota Valley Lutheran 6-3, but got tripped up by walks and errors at New Ulm.


Ben Maiers singled twice and doubled for the Mustangs, who had a runner thrown out at the plate.

Starting pitcher Austin Ludowese was 2-for-3. He was forced from the mound with a sore arm before retiring a batter.

Freshman Mason Clark threw six solid innings, allowing three hits and one earned run.

BLH (0-14, 0-15) 000 000 0 -- 0 6 3

MVL (6-8, 7-9) 300 012 x -- 6 3 0

HITTING - Buffalo Lake-Hector: Ryan Haun 1-for-3, Austin Ludowese 2-for-3, Ben Maiers 3-for-3, 2b ... Minnesota Valley Lutheran: Kevin Basemer 1-for-2, Michael Schlottmas 1-for-2, 3b, rbi; Travis Kretsch 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Buffalo Lake-Hector: Austin Ludowese (L) 0-0-3-1-3-0, Mason Clark 6-3-3-1-3-3 ... Minnesota Valley Lutheran: Michael Schlottmas (W) 7-6-0-0-1-5

Camden MACCRAY 7, RCW 4


The Wolverines (12-0, 14-2) put together a five-run second inning for a quick 6-0 lead.

The big hits were an RBI triple by Shaun Condon, who also singled in a run in the first, and a two-run homer by Tyler Wrede.

Dakota Freiborg had three of Renville County West's five hits off Jordan Ruter, including an RBI single in the third.

Ruter went the distance, issuing three walks and striking out nine.

In four strong innings of relief, the Jaguars' Ben Trochlil gave up one hit, one run, walked one and fanned five.

RCW (6-4, 6-6) 002 000 2 -- 4 5 0

MACC (12-0, 14-2) 150 010 x -- 7 8 1

HITTING - Renville County West: Dakota Freiborg 3-for-4, rbi; Brandon Wensauer 1-for-3, 2b; Brett Feldman 1-for-3 ... MACCRAY: Jordan Ruter 1-for-2k, rbi; Shaun Condon 2-for-3, 3b, 2 rbi; Tyler Wrede 1-for-2, 2 runs, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Caleb Hanson 1-for-2, Dylan Aeikens 1-for-3, Jarrod Holmgren 1-for-3, Jamie Boonstra 1-for-2


PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Renville County West: Trent Novotny (L) 2-7-6-6-3-1, Ben Trochlil 4-1-1-1-1-5 ... MACCRAY: Jordan Ruter (W) 7-5-4-4-3-9

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